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Director Positions - Anaesthesia

Melbourne Metro, VIC




  • Rare leadership opportunities with Victoria's largest public health service
  • Contribute to the further development of our Anaesthesia and Perioperative Services offering
  • Permanent, full time positions

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit

Anaesthesia and Perioperative Services at Monash Health

Our Anaesthesia and Perioperative Services team provides services to an extensive range of planned and acute patients, pre-anaesthetic clinics, endoscopy, radiology (including MRI and interventional procedures), cardiology catheterisation lab, acute and chronic pain patients and provides specialist care to our mental health clients.

We are growing an innovative health service where expert clinical and operational leaders can engage teams to redesign anaesthetic services.  Our Directors will ensure provision of excellent patient care, provide the best patient experience and build contemporary and evidence based clinical services at each our sites and across the health service.  We are pleased to announce the following opportunities: 

  • Director Anaesthesia – Casey Hospital
  • Director Anaesthesia – Dandenong Hospital, including Cranbourne Integrated Care Centre
  • Director Anaesthesia – Monash Children’s Hospital, Clayton
  • Director Anaesthesia – Monash Medical Centre, Clayton
  • Director Anaesthesia – Moorabbin Hospital
  • Director Anaesthesia – Perioperative Medicine, Monash Health

All roles will be appointed on a permanent, full time basis and each hospital based role will be allocated a clinical portfolio.  In addition, the successful applicants will participate in our on-call roster.

About the Roles

Each role reports to the Service Director Anaesthesia and Perioperative Services and will be responsible for the clinical and operational performance of the Anaesthetic team at the site. 

These are critical leadership roles, requiring highly skilled and innovative clinical leaders who also possess outstanding people and business management capabilities.  Performance will be assessed with reference to several key result areas, including: 

  • Clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care;
  • Support for and involvement in research, academic education, training and supervision; and
  • Contribution to ongoing service improvement and clinical and workforce innovation. 

About You

Details of the clinical expertise, technical skills, knowledge and experience and health advocacy requirements we’re seeking are outlined in the Position Descriptions. 

In addition, you can demonstrate a track record of effective people leadership and change management skills and a highly consultative, collaborative working style.  At a personal level you are highly ethical and uncompromising in your commitment to delivering excellent patient care.  Leading by example, you inspire your team to be the best they can be every day.  Above all, you are looking for a new challenge which offers you the chance to showcase your innovative approach and ability to identify and implement new models of care where they are warranted. 

What we offer

Benefits of working with us include salary packaging options, discounted banking services, subsided car parking, access to a range of professional development activities to support your growth as a leader and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.  

This is a rare opportunity to make a significant contribution to the further development of our Anaesthesia and Perioperative Services offering.  

What You Need To Know

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered. 

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Job Ad Reference 46477
ContactMark Adams
03 95946666